Maria Vesga
 

Maria  Vesga

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Piedecueta, Colombia

High School:
Colegio Panamericano

Height:
5-4

Experience:
2L

10/10/2017

Women’s Golf Ties for 11th at Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite

Four BU players finished among top 40 individuals

10/09/2017

Women’s Golf in 13th at Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite

BU is seven shots back of top five entering final round

10/08/2017

Women’s Golf Heads to Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite

BU took fourth place in same event last season

10/03/2017

Women’s Golf Ties for Eighth at ANNIKA Intercollegiate

Amy Lee earns 20th career top-25 finish

10/02/2017

Women’s Golf Tied for Seventh at ANNIKA Intercollegiate

BU jumps two spots on leaderboard with solid second round

Maria Vesga Bio and Career Results Get Acrobat Reader

Sophomore from Piedecueta, Colombia, enrolled in spring 2016 and played six events during 2015-16 debut season ... Finished second on team with 75.39 stroke average as freshman.

2015-16 (FRESHMAN):
Enrolled prior to spring semester, played in top four spots in Baylor lineup in all six tournaments ... Posted team’s second-best stroke average at 75.39 over 18 rounds, including two rounds at par or better ... Earned two top-25 finishes and one top-10 ... Began collegiate career at No. 3 spot in lineup, carding 27-over 240 to finish 75th at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge ... Played No. 4 and tied for 64th place with 13-over 226 at Hurricane Invitational ... Moved back to No. 3 and tied for 37th place with 9-over 225 at Wildcat Invitational ... Played in No. 2 spot in lineup for final three tournaments ... Shot first-round even-par 72 on way to 3-over 219 to tie for sixth place at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational ... Shot even-par 72 in first round and finished with 4-over 220 to tie for 17th place at Ping ASU Invitational ... Tied for 35th place with 11-over 227 at Big 12 Championship, including 1-over 73 scores in first and third rounds ... Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

INTERNATIONAL:
Won 2014 Campeonato Juvenil Copa Eduardo Herrera in native Colombia, shooting 73-73 to take the top qualifying spot before winning championship in match play ... Rallied from five strokes down entering final round to claim tournament title at 2014 Copa Camilo Villegas with 75-72-70=217 ... Claimed tournament titles at 2014 Campeonato Nacional de Mayores – Copa El Tiempo, 2013 Midwest Junior Players Championship, 2013 Copa Camilo Villegas, 2012 Copa Arturo Calle Infantil, 2012 Abierto de Golf, 2011 Tercera Parada Nacional Menores and 2011 Campeonato National Infantil.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Maria Alejandra Vesga ... Born May 20, 1998, in Bucaramanga, Colombia ... Daughter of Manuel Vesga and Luz Marin ... Business major.

BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS:
Best round: 72, twice; last at Ping ASU Invitational (spring 2016)
Best finish: t-6th at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational (spring 2016)
Lowest 18-hole score: 72, twice; last at Ping ASU Invitational (spring 2016)
Lowest 36-hole score: 145 at Ping ASU Invitational (spring 2016)
Lowest 54-hole score: 219 at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational (spring 2016)
Top 5 finishes: none
Top 10 finishes: one; last at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational, t-6th (spring 2016)
Top 25 finishes: two; last at Ping ASU Invitational, t-17th (spring 2016)

CAREER STATS
Scorecard
Year Events Rds Strokes Avg Par +
Top 5
Top 10
Top 25
2015-16 6 18 1,357 75.39 2 - 1 2
Career 6 18 1,357 75.39 2 - 1 2

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